Community Calendar

Community Calendar is a free service.  Please submit your events or information in writing to or mail to WBRM, 147 N. Garden Street, Marion, NC 28752.  Please submit your information a week to 10 days ahead of the event. 

Friday, August 17, 6.30 PM-9.00 PM, is the third of the 2018 City Stage Block Parties.  There will food, fun and games for the whole family!  The City Stage block will be closed to traffic and will allow seating and games. The City Stage is located at 45 North Main Street. This week’s featured band is The Secret B-Sides bringing R&B, Soul and Hip-Hop party vibe to Main Street Marion.  

The Women of the Moose will be collecting non-perishable food items and school supplies for local schools today until Walmart. There supplies are for the food backpacks as well as school supplies. There will be free hot dogs . 

Teen programs occur at McDowell Public Libraries weekly.  Tuesday, August 21st teens will be making scented bath bombs and at the Old Fort Branch on Thursday, August23rd.  4pm at each location.

Pleasant Gardens Elementary will have a School Improvement Team meeting on Monday, August. 20th at 3:00 in the Media Center. 

The Gateway Museum and Heritage Center, Old Fort will have a new State Archives Exhibit featuring a total of 26 rare documents, photographs and other media.  This free exhbit offers personal insights into some of the people and events significant to North Carolina’s history.  The exhibit will run through December 21st

McCall/Brown Family Reunion will be Sunday, August 19th from 1:00-5:00 PM at Old North Cove Elementary School, 324 North Cove School Road Marion, NC 28752.  Bring your favorite covered dish. Paper goods and drinks will be provided.  Need additional information contact: Cheryl Condrey at 828-652-9360

The West Marion Community Forum is providing a free Summer Feeding Program. Lunch is served Monday through Wednesday from 11 o’clock to 12noon and runs throughout the summer until August 18th.   Transportation will be provided...if you have a child that needs to be picked up, please call Belinda Young at 527-0088.